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Forum topic by Underdog posted 01-04-2013 09:52 AM 1588 views 1 time favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-04-2013 09:52 AM

Topic tags/keywords: carving gnome woodburner

Thanks to Mike Pounders for posting his 5 minute Gnome Tutorial!
I got started on these right after he posted it, and I’ve enjoyed making every single one of these. I even sold my first carving today! It was the viking gnome that was detailed with my new woodburner!
These are about 2 inches high and made from Alder, scraps of which are plentiful in the cabinet shop.






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#1 posted 01-04-2013 02:11 PM

Shameless Bump. I really do want to thank Mike Pounders for his tutorial and to let him know how much it meant to me.

I’m also wondering why there are two of my first post?

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#2 posted 01-04-2013 02:29 PM

Those are pretty cool. I’ll have to give that a shot. I have tons of basswood laying about.

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#3 posted 01-07-2013 11:49 AM

Lovely little carvings. I have to get my knives out again.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#4 posted 02-13-2013 03:01 PM

Here’s a few more! I’m still making these little guys and trying different designs. I’ve did a few with no beards, more like little elf boy and girls, and I’m trying different shoe styles and hand positions. Lots of possibilities in a little piece of wood!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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#5 posted 02-13-2013 03:06 PM

These are nice. Good Work. Mike can make anybody enthusiastic.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 02-15-2013 03:11 AM

Those are great Mike! I love the detail you’ve put on these. I did a couple more also…

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